Food Ingredients South America 2010 to Record 121% Growth

By United Business Media, PRNE
Monday, October 25, 2010

SAO PAULO, October 26, 2010 - The biggest Food Ingredients South America (FiSA) exhibition in 15 years
has been concluded with a considerable increase in attendee numbers. 10,392
food professional from all over the globe have visited the primary event for
the processed food industry in Latin America.

FiSA 2010 has seen the return of all the leading international suppliers,
including Cargill, Bunge, Tate & Lyle, Gelita, Duas Rodas as a Platinum
Sponsor, and many more. In total, 250 exhibitors have been featured at the

"FiSA is an event of immense importance, which functions as a platform
for the launches of the food industry. The presence of buying executives and
technical professionals makes it a unique environment for dissemination of
knowledge and leveraging business," said Tate & Lyle sales director Ijones
Constantino. "It's an event that shortens the distances between the supplier
of ingredients and the decision-maker in the food industry."

In addition to the exhibition, FiSA conference was running during the 3
days, covering the sector's main innovations and trends with more than 35
presentations by senior executives and researchers from more than 25
companies and institutions, Including FORTITECH, DSM, CARGILL, TATE & LYLE
and AJINOMOTO. Some of the highlights were the presentation by the director
of Euromonitor, Scott Rencher, who spoke about the increased consumer
interest in functional food. "People will increasingly be consuming foods
with active principles for bone, digestion and heart health", and the
presentation of Duas Rodas Industrial, presented launches for flavouring of
products, further highlighting the innovations in food convenience and

FiSA Awards ceremony was held on the first night of the exhibition and
welcomed around 300 guests. Beauty'in won the "Most Innovative Food Product
of 2010" award, with its "Beauty Drink(R)", based on extracts from
organically-grown fruits, which combines the flavour of these foods with the
functionality of vitamins. CP Kelco won in the category "Most Innovative Food
Ingredient of 2010", with its "Genu EXPLORER Pectin", a gel agent obtained
directly from the peels of citrus fruits.

The next edition of Food ingredients South America will take place on 18
- 20 September 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The unique summit, Health
Ingredients (Hi) South America will take place on 9 - 10 August 2011 in Sao
Paulo, Brazil

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About the organiser

United Business Media is headquartered in London, UK. The office in the
is the organiser of the world-leading Health ingredients, Food
ingredients, CPhi, ICSE and Informex series of food and pharmaceutical
ingredients trade shows. The Dutch office also publishes International Food
Ingredients Magazine. For more information, visit

UBM Brazil: Ms. Eliane Nunes, Tel: +55-(11)-4689-1935 Ext. 2093, Fax: +55-(11)-4689-1926, enunes at, or UBM Live, Mrs. Rotem Zur Klapwijk, Tel: +31-(0)20-40-99-560, Fax: +31-(0)20-36-32-616, Rotem.ZurKlapwijk at

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